Southwest Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 16 October 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southwest 45 to 55 knots diminishing to west 35 near midnight and to west 25 Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to west 15 Wednesday afternoon then backing to south 10 to 15 Wednesday evening.

Showers ending this evening. Showers beginning Wednesday afternoon.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 16 October 2018
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 late overnight and to 2 to 3 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 16 October 2018
Thursday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to west 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to south 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2018

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 16 October 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Oct estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5100N 5400W to 5400N 4930W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Oct estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5155N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 16 October 2018

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 16 October 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today deepening low 971 mb located over the Quebec
Lower North Shore.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Wednesday low 966 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:25 PM NDT 16 October 2018 A low pressure system over the Quebec Lower North Shore will continue
to rapidly deepen as it moves to lie over belle bank overnight and
east of the marine district by Wednesday morning. Gale to storm force
south to southeasterlies ahead of this system will shift to gale to
storm force west to southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
all waters except Southeastern Grand Banks where a gale warning is in

Marine interests are also advised that areas between Bay St. George
and Bonne Bay can expect high waves and pounding surf conditions as
well as elevated water levels late this afternoon and tonight.

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